Final VFD rule released

Final VFD rule released

FDA's final VFD rule cements veterinary oversight of medically important antibiotics used in feed.

THE Food & Drug Administration has issued guidance for the animal agriculture industry fostering the judicious use of antibiotics in food-producing animals.

The new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) final rule outlines the process for authorizing use of VFD drugs (animal drugs intended for use in or on animal feed that require the supervision of a licensed veterinarian) and provides veterinarians in all states with a framework for authorizing the use of medically

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